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[movies]Centralization and Decentralization - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts the problems created by the gradual transfer of decision making from local committees to centralized bodies operating at state and national levels. Suggests the need for preserving a balance between local and central authority.
Downloads: 507 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Black Bear Twins (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Reveals the habits and characteristics of bears by following a day's adventures of two mischievous cubs. Includes scenes of their invasion of a nearby camp.
Downloads: 91
[movies]Eat for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Using the five fingers of each hand as a check off device, the film identifies a food group with each finger. Using this system, Ralph learns to eat a balanced diet and has more fun because of his better health.
Downloads: 142
[movies]Despotism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales?More information about this show available at: Denver Open Media
Keywords: Politics
Downloads: 123
[movies]Truck Farmer, The (2nd ed.) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
POINTS OUT CHIEF TRUCK FARMING AREAS IN U.S. SHOWS ACTIVITIES ON TRUCK FARM IN RIO GRANDE DELTA, SUCH AS PLANTING, IRRIGATING, SPRAYING, HARVESTING, PACKING & SHIPPING CROPS.
Downloads: 117
[movies]Our Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Illustrates important community functions and services. Depicts police and fire protection, health safeguards, and park and recreational facilities. Points out how members of the community are interdependent. Some footage of Howdy Doody, which you don't expect to see in an EBF film. Not to be confused with the 1969 EBEC film Our Community.
Downloads: 216
[movies]This Vital Earth - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.

Downloads: 406 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Getting Along With Parents - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows the conflict between six teen-agers and their respective parents in a situation designed to provoke discussion. Emphasizes that each generation must recognize the other's differences in upbringing, thinking and feeling and be willing to compromise on solutions to problems.
Downloads: 137
[movies]Pilgrims, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Follows the Pilgrims from England to Holland and to New England. Discusses the Mayflower compact and the hardships in the New World.
Downloads: 613 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Jean and Her Dolls - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Jean confides to a friend that her doll is catching the measles. Jean's brother overhears the remark and paints red spots on her doll's face. In return for the trick, Jean paints a 'MEASLES, KEEP OUT' sign.
Downloads: 533 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Baby's Day at 12 Weeks, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
"In this picture the infant is followed through his domestic day from the time of his waking at six o'clock in the morning until the final breast feeding at ten o'clock at night. His dressing, bathing, feeding, daytime naps, play, and general care are presented in concrete detail along with an interpretation of the significance of his various reactions. For the most part the picture is non-technical and well suited for viewing by groups interested in the training and care of the infant." Produce...
Downloads: 819 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Tippy, Our Town Dog - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Shows Tippy, a Terrier, who runs away and acquires a new master.
Downloads: 109
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 261
[movies]Immunization (Second edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains what immunization is and how it is built up either by having a disease or by being inoculated with vaccine. Shows how smallpox vaccine is produced and used, how diphtheria toxins are treated to produce toxoids, and the type of program of treatment necessary to produce lasting immunity. Credits the scientists and commercial laboratories for their work in developing vaccines. This film shows the process of testing vaccinations on animals and through animation simulations of microscopic ac...
Downloads: 173
[movies]Belonging to the Group (Respect as a Human Value) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Downloads: 198 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Twins Are Individuals: From Infancy to Adolescence - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses animation to consider lives of two identical twins who develop completely different personalities. Comments on leveling power of American Society. In collaboration with Dr. Arnold Gesell and the Clinic of Child Development, Yale University Great footage of scientific study of identical twin girls from infancy to 13.5 years old. 11:42:01:15 Two sets of disembodied arms in lab coats place two identical twins in crib; VS blonde haired baby twins...
Downloads: 210
[movies]Care of the Skin - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEMONSTRATES GOOD HABITS OF CLEANLINESS. SHOWS THE PROPER WAY TO WASH HANDS & FACE, TO CLEAN NAILS & TO BATHE. ANIMATED DRAWINGS DESCRIBE THE STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN & EXPLAIN WHY SOAP IS NECESSARY FOR CLEANLINESS.
Downloads: 97
[movies]Atomic Alert (Elementary version) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains steps to take in case of an atomic bomb alert or a bombing without warning at school, in the open or at home. Gives simple explanation of nuclear fusion. 22:22:22 Classic atomic eyeball shot 22:22:50 CU Hands operating a Geiger Counter 22:22:54 CU Students faces 22:22:57 CU Hands on a Geiger Counter 22:23:29 Atomic Scientists doing experiments 22:23:45 Animation of atomic bomb detonating in city 22:24:08 Animation of faceless boy in from of faceless family...
Downloads: 549
[movies]China Under Communism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Foreign correspondent John Stroehm conducts a tour through the People's Republic of China.
Keywords: China; Cold War
Downloads: 6,731 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Unique Contribution, The (Part I) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
How educational films contribute to teaching and learning. With many examples taken from scientific and historical films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 2,452 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Building a Highway - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Major steps in the construction of a two-lane (pre-Interstate) highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 7,029 1.50 out of 5 stars1.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Problems of Housing - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Modernizing antiquated U.S. housing stock to bring it up to health and safety standards.
Keywords: Houses and homes; World War II: Postwar issues; Architecture
Downloads: 4,110 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Anyone at All: Safety in the Community - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
01:35:13:26 CU shadow of kid on tricycle; boy on tricycle rides past camera; POV shot from tricycle, car enters frame with headlight at eye level; cuts to broken class with title text Anyone at All! 01:35:43:10 Man walks out door of house carrying basket, takes several steps down stairs then falls. 01:37:48:23 CU little boy looks out window and announces “He’s here, he’s here everybody!”; everyone in house takes hiding places; boy opens door, family yells surprise but there is a stern po...
Downloads: 446
[movies]Day At The Fair, A - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
TELLS THE STORY OF 3 FARM YOUNGSTERS WHO GO TO THE FAIR TO EXHIBIT THEIR CATTLE & PIGS. SHOWS THEM TENDING THEIR LIVESTOCK, WATCHING THE JUDGING & VIEWING THE DISPLAYS. Narrator: James A. Brill. Collaborator: Harry James Reed.
Downloads: 4,299 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]American Revolution, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Explains strategy, movement of forces and important battles of the revolutionary war. Geographical, social and political factors which brought victory.
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[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
MAN DEPOSITS CASH & CHECK IN SAVINGS ACCOUNT, RECEIVES INTEREST, BORROWS MONEY FOR HIS BUSINESS, SIGNS NOTE FOR IT, OPENS CHECKING ACCOUNT, ENTERS TRANSACTIONS IN CHECKBOOK, & GETS CHANGE FOR HIS STORE. SHOWS BANK VAULT, WORK OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK.
Downloads: 144
[movies]Passenger Train, The (Second Edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A young boy travels from Chicago (?) to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.
Downloads: 10,348
[movies]Making Films That Teach - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 11,254 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Heart Disease: Its Major Causes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films Inc.
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Downloads: 176
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DO'S AND DON'TS FILM. PORTRAYS WAYS IN WHICH OFFICE ETIQUETTE CONTRIBUTES TO SUCCESS IN OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS. THE TYPICAL SITUATIONS INCLUDE APPLYING FOR A JOB, REPORTING FOR WORK THE 1ST DAY, PERFORMING ROUTINE SECRETARIAL DUTIES, & TELEPHONE COURTESY. Office Etiquette is one of the many films that follows a young woman who is seeking a secretarial job. It makes the off-center but accurate point that success in the office is gauged by behavior and interpersonal relationships as well as competen...
Downloads: 210
[movies]Office Etiquette - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Do's and don'ts film portraying ways in which office etiquette contributes to success in office relationships. Follows a young woman who is seeking her first secretarial job and shows examples of good (and hilariously bad) on-the-job behavior.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette; Occupations: Clerical
Downloads: 36,538 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Cancer - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DESCRIBES THE NATURE OF CANCER & ITS DETECTION & TREATMENT.
Downloads: 250
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Economics; Occupations: Banking industry; Finance
Downloads: 2,027,726 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Bus Driver, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
DEPICTS A TRIP TAKEN BY A YOUNG BOY & HIS FATHER FROM NEW YORK TO PITTSBURGH. SHOWS HOW THE BUS DRIVER MEETS DRIVING HAZARDS, SERVES HIS PASSENGERS & KEEPS HIS BUS IN CIRCULATION. Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 298
[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 136
[movies]Halloween Party - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
18:35:37:07 Shot looking into living room of house from outside, disembodied arm enters frame and knocks on window, dog stands by window, mother inside helping children with their Halloween costumes; camera pans over to father coming through front door with pumpkins and straw. 18:36:33:05 CU boy wearing brown paper bag mask creeps up on family dug; CU dog growls; father spreads out newspaper over coffee table and carves pumpkin; CU disembodied hand holding knife carves face out of pumpkin; CU fa...
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[movies]Man and His Culture - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Shows, in the imaginative form of a 'REPORT FROM OUTER SPACE,' how the ways of mankind might appear to visitors from another planet. Considers the things most cultures have in common and the ways they change as they pass from one generation to the next.
Downloads: 137
[movies]House Fly, The (2nd edition) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
06:14:55:27 Different nationally themed models of houses mounted over their appropriate countries on a rotating globe. House flies fly around the globe. Camera zooms into American house. 06:15:34:26 1950s housewife pours milk into mixing bowl; CU woman holds electric mixer in bowl with one hand and shoos fly away with other. 06:15:48:00 Woman pours batter into pan; flies fly around the batter. 06:15:57:08 Decaying animal carcass swarmed by flies...
Downloads: 316
[movies]Sleep for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
PRESENTS IMPORTANCE OF REGULAR SLEEPING HABITS FROM VIEWPOINT OF CHILD. EMPHASIZES CHILD'S OWN RESPONSIBILITY IN FORMATION OF GOOD HABITS. CONSIDERS DREAMING AS NORMAL PART OF SLEEPING. 11:19:21 Pan of baby's room. Boy and girl look at sleeping baby. Mother feeds baby with bottle. Little girl and doll. Family in living room. Little girl's hands tie bow with ribbon. 11:20:59 Little girl puts doll to bed...
Downloads: 303
[movies]Alcohol and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Traces the course of alcohol through the body until it either oxidizes or escapes, and shows the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including a treatment.
Downloads: 397
[movies]Beginning to Date - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Explains how to plan and enjoy a date.
Downloads: 179
[movies]China Under Communism - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Depicts various phases of Chinese life. Describes China's most critical social and economic problems.
Downloads: 430
[movies]Immigration - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Reviews the history of immigration to the United States up to the restrictive law passed in 1924. A dramatized scene in a European steamship office is used to show the economic, political and religious motives for immigration. Contains scenes of Ellis Island and New York City in the early 20th century.
Keywords: Immigration; Diversity; U.S. History: 1900-1927
Downloads: 20,989 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Care of the Hair and Nails - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
A fairy tale character uses magic to help youngsters learn good health habits.
Keywords: Health and hygiene
Downloads: 97,048 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]House Fly, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Uses micro-photography and magnification to portray the habits and life history of the common housefly and the ways in which it is a menace to health. Traces physical development from egg-laying through larval and pupal stages to the emergence of the young fly. Magnified views reveal biological structure and methods of carrying and spreading disease germs. Suggests practical control methods.
Downloads: 417
[movies]The Airport in the Jet Age - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Revised edition of 'THE AIRPORT.' Explores a large metropolitan jet airport, from the traffic control tower to the baggage-processing center. Shows glimpses of hundreds of people on the job.
Downloads: 405
[movies]Civil War, The - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Dramatization of important military events and imagery of the places where they occurred.
Keywords: U.S. History: Civil War
Downloads: 15,378 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Tobacco and the Human Body - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Early film on tobacco's physical effects.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Tobacco; Medicine: Cancer
Downloads: 13,625 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Atomic Alert (Elementary version) - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Frightening civil defense procedure film aimed at Cold War-era elementary school students.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense
Downloads: 58,146 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(16 reviews)
[movies]Puppetry: String Marionettes - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Accompanies a little boy as he visits a puppeteer's workshop and reveals the craftsman at work constructing one of the marionettes - carving the wooden parts, assembling the pieces, and adding the costume. Demonstrates the manipulation of marionette strings for the basic actions of walking, gesturing, nodding, and sitting. Concludes with episode from Hansel and Gretel.
Downloads: 256
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